Agricultural Economics and Management - Master's programme

Published: 20 December 2018

Information for those studying on the Master's programme (two-year) in Agricultural Economics and Management. On these pages you will find information about the programme, contact details and the documents governing the degree programme.

Welcome Letter

Congratulations on your place at the Agricultural Economics and Management - Master´s Programme! We look forward to meeting you here in Uppsala this autumn.

The autumn semester 2021 begins with roll call and study information on campus.

Date: Monday 30 August

Time and place: On the pages for new students, you will find information
about the study start and when the roll call for your programme begins.

On these pages, you will also find all the information you need as a new
student at SLU, including information about the orientation days. The
orientation days are not mandatory but we recommend that you attend
them. They take place at the end of August, before the semester starts, and
provide essential and useful information about your stay in Sweden and
your studies at SLU.

Students with a background in Economics

The programme, and the autumn semester, will begin with the course Analytical Methods (time and place will be announced later). Please note that the course is held at Ekonomikum at Uppsala University.

Students with a background in Business Management

The programme, and the autumn semester, will begin with the course"Marketing, Responsibility and Ethics".

Search your course  for more information about the course. On the course page, you will find a timetable for your classes and other course-related information. Timetables and reading lists will be published at least four weeks before the course starts.

Please make sure you also read the programme-specific information for new students: Agriculture Economics and Management


Once again, welcome to SLU!

Lovisa Nilsson & Ruben Hoffmann

Director and deputy director of studies for

Agricultural Economics and Management-Master’s programme

Environmental Economics and Management- Master´s Programme







Depending on which courses you choose, you can do a degree in either Business Administration or Economics. The particular courses you should choose for each specialisation are shown in Appendix 2 to the programme syllabus.

Independent project

In order to be awarded the degree of Master of Science, you must carry out an independent project/degree project at master level (A2E) worth at least 30 credits. All independent projects have a course syllabus and the course schedule indicates when these courses are offered. Depending on the specialised study you have selected for your degree, you can do your project in Business Administration or Economics.

How do I find a subject and a supervisor? Find out more on the general pages about independent projects

What specific requirements are there for the independent project on my programme? These are indicated in Appendix 3 of the programme syllabus.

General guidelines for independent projects at SLU 

Information about independent projects in the Department of Economics

Work plan A work plan must be drawn up for all independent projects. You will do this together with your supervisor.

Grading criteria Available on the course web page for each course

Admission to latter part

Here you will find information about admission to latter parts of SLU programmes and how you apply.

In autumn semester 2021 the available places on the programme are:

  • Year 2 admitted 2020: 0 places


If there are more qualified applicants than available places when the application period has ended, than the applicants are ranked according to how many credits they can transfer to the degree. When the applicants have equal credentials, lottery is applied.


Programme Study Director

Lovisa Nilsson, researcher

Department of Economics

018-67 17 12

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